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Irish president meets London mayor

Wed, 2014-04-09 07:03
Irish President Michael D Higgins meets Mayor of London Boris Johnston on the second day of his historic visit to the UK.

Murder hunt after city house death

Wed, 2014-04-09 06:49
Police launch a murder inquiry after a woman is found dead and her partner seriously injured following reports of a man within their home.

Greece to issue five-year bond

Wed, 2014-04-09 06:38
Greece says it will return to long-term debt markets with a five-year bond issue, as thousands take part in a 24-hour strike over austerity measures.

Germany to release confiscated art

Wed, 2014-04-09 06:35
Prosecutors in Germany are to release 1,280 works of art confiscated two years ago from the Munich apartment of collector Cornelius Gurlitt.

Tech firms urge password reset

Wed, 2014-04-09 06:34
Several technology companies are advising the public that they should change all their passwords after the discovery of a major security flaw.

#SaveAleppo: Syria's cry for help

Wed, 2014-04-09 06:34
How Syrians are using social media to ask the world to listen

Wednesday's gossip column

Wed, 2014-04-09 06:26
Ramirez wants AC Milan move, Man Utd chase Gonalons, West Ham target Bardsley, Tottenham track Benito plus more

New HS2 compensation announced

Wed, 2014-04-09 06:24
Homeowners near the controversial line will be given up to £100,000, even if they decide not to move, under government proposals.

Nigel Evans sex abuse trial jury out

Wed, 2014-04-09 06:19
The jury in the sex abuse trial of former deputy speaker Nigel Evans retires to consider its verdict.

Day in pictures: 9 April 2014

Wed, 2014-04-09 06:05
News photos from the past 24 hours: 9 April

'Tougher' GCSEs and A-levels revealed

Wed, 2014-04-09 05:42
There will be a stronger emphasis on maths skills and science practicals will no longer count towards A-level grades, as new-look GCSEs and A-levels for England are revealed.

DUP seek clarity from PSNI over guns

Wed, 2014-04-09 05:40
The DUP's Arlene Foster calls on police to reveal if they were aware of claims that a senior member of Sinn Féin was involved in buying and smuggling weapons from America.

Jones attacks Cameron over Welsh NHS

Wed, 2014-04-09 05:39
First Minister Carwyn Jones tells BBC Radio Wales he does not believe Prime Minister David Cameron cares "two hoots" for Welsh NHS.

HK police seek 'thrown away' art

Wed, 2014-04-09 05:39
Hong Kong police investigate the disappearance of a painting worth $3.7m from a hotel, amid reports it may have been accidentally thrown away.

VIDEO: Books and guitars 'rehabilitate' prisoners

Wed, 2014-04-09 05:28
The musician and activist Billy Bragg on how restricting access to guitars in prison will damage his charity's work

Dog starve trainee solicitor jailed

Wed, 2014-04-09 05:25
A trainee solicitor is jailed for 18 weeks for leaving her boxer dog to starve to death in the kitchen of her Bristol home.

UN accused of S Sudan 'indifference'

Wed, 2014-04-09 05:19
A medical charity accuses the UN in South Sudan of "shocking indifference" towards people sheltering at its compound in the capital, Juba.

Boat crash sailor told 'go faster'

Wed, 2014-04-09 05:16
One of Britain's top sailors was urged to "go faster" before a night-time speedboat crash which left a schoolgirl brain damaged, a jury hears.

AUDIO: The search for new luxury UK brands

Wed, 2014-04-09 05:13
A new investment group is looking for small British luxury brands to emulate the success of the established luxury heavyweights.

Your pictures: Growth

Wed, 2014-04-09 05:09
Readers' photos on the theme of "growth"
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